German academic’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley published

German academic’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley published

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Islamabad: German academic, Dr. Jürgen Wasim Frembgen’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley has been published by the Oxford University Press.

The book has been described on the OUP website as ‘a thorough ethnographic field research conducted over a period of twenty years. It is augmented by the author’s selection of photographs which add depth to the study by providing a frame of reference for the wide array of

“The author has systematically carried out studies of locals from all walks of life. His interviews of master craftspeople, which are on the verge of disappearing along with the correct indigenous terminology, help enhance the distinct cultures of that region. This book is an important reference material for those who are interested in understanding the Hunza region, its people, and its arts and crafts.”

An Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Dr. Frembgen has over 130 English and German language publications to his credit.

More details: https://oup.com.pk/the-arts-and-crafts-of-the-hunza-valley-in-pakistan.html

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